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The Secrets of Love

Once upon a day, two pretty women strolled down a pastoral park that offered their cheeks the most countrified caress and their eyes an orchard of assorted pomegranates. 
After succumbing to weariness, the two courtly women perched themselves on a bench and mused about the simple complexities of men. In their musing, one said unto the other:"men are blinded by attractiveness and through our beauty we can lead any man astray". The other, scintillating in the sun's gleam said brazenly:"Those who believe that really do lack artistic taste!". 
The other lady percolated in thought in the most captivating and graceful of manners and en masse an old couple approached afoot, smiling hand-in-hand. The old man asked his elegant, elderly cohort to stop in their wandering and he turned his body to the sitters and approached the fair women whose aglow gleamed."I could not but help overhear your deliberation and I want to reveal the secrets of the universe unto you" he continued as he bespoke:"and what is more,I know the secrets of love"Seemingly beguiled by the older gentlemen and his unalluring,aged appearance and resoluteness,they asked him to move out of the sun for his frame blocked the sun's lustre.From therein they continued to ignore him,believing him to be crazy and most certainly bold.As he continued reciting his secrets whilst being consecutively and ignobly ignored,his wife smiled from astern as he felt her love for him scintillate in the most divine of flowered forms.He continued to implore unto them that he knew the secrets of beauty and thereof offered his wrinkled palm for them to hold.In disgust at his apparent lack of decorum and common decency, the two women swiftly relinquished the bench and continued their path with their elegant walks and in doing so braggartly disparaged the man for his many fouls and for being"too old to know everything", something they knew could only be a quality of youth. As he turned around within what he felt to be his bellowing disappointment, he caught the countenance of his wondrous wife whose sultry smile danced in a curvature that shone straight everything that was crooked. He knew at that moment he indeed knew the secrets of the universe. 

The women continued their pattered walk with their grace and bespoke evermore qualms about how artistically unattractive old men are. The old couple graced the rainbow with their secrets and they knew that beauty is painting one's life in one's art and living as an art in one's life

Copyright © Benjamin David

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  1. Date: 7/4/2013 12:20:00 AM
    "tremendously awesome........... congrats!!! SKAT"

  1. Date: 6/26/2013 4:45:00 PM
    I truly enjoyed every word of this romantic story...congratulations on your win

  1. Date: 6/26/2013 4:30:00 PM
    Hi Benjamin, miss hanging around the soup with the new poets... how have you been... hope you are enjoying the so far... luv~ luv~

  1. Date: 6/26/2013 4:30:00 PM
    PS..... , CONGRATULATIONS~ and thank you for having patients and enjoying my contest... sorry I took a week in posting the winners. I had much fun in closing my Encouragement / Inspiration contest. many poems helped touch the moment. take care and have yourself a lovely day.... LINDA

  1. Date: 6/26/2013 6:56:00 AM
    I will fav this wise poem, it contains the essence of love in it's purest form, bravo you n eed more than a mere congrats here, you need someone to tell you you've created a high calibre poem of great fibre, peace love and beauty, may it all be yours, every time you look into the eyes of the beloved one xxxxl

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 6:36:00 PM
    Ben congratulations on your fine win. Warm Smiles, Connie

    David Avatar Benjamin David
    Date: 6/24/2013 4:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you very much!
  1. Date: 6/21/2013 5:43:00 PM
    This is marvelous story telling. I felt I wanted to linger and read more and more! Excellent !!

    David Avatar Benjamin David
    Date: 6/24/2013 4:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You are delightfully kind, thank you
  1. Date: 6/21/2013 1:01:00 PM
    If you had spruced this up it would have placed higher. Only the paragraph breaks need work. GREAT content. Congrad's on Your WIN!

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 8:51:00 AM
    such a beautiful and lovely write, the ending put it together so gracefully, XOX, SKAT

    David Avatar Benjamin David
    Date: 6/24/2013 4:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Especially kind, thank you, Skat
  1. Date: 6/20/2013 6:33:00 PM
    Hi David, I like prose poetry. Please break it into paragraphs, a prose poem has paragraphs not verse ;) This is more than 1 ;) THANKS for the entry, I LIKe it! Light & Love

    David Avatar Benjamin David
    Date: 6/21/2013 12:51:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Apologies, as I copied and pasted it from my blog poetrysoup changed the format. All amended. Thank you
  1. Date: 6/20/2013 4:21:00 PM
    Great work with wonderful moral..Enjoyed reading this evening..Sara

    David Avatar Benjamin David
    Date: 6/21/2013 12:52:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you very much, Sara